[tz] Asia/Tomsk

vanadovv at hetnet.nl vanadovv at hetnet.nl
Thu May 26 10:41:11 UTC 2016

>----Origineel Bericht----
>Van : guy at alum.mit.edu
>Datum : 26/05/2016 11:08
>Aan : vas at mpeks.tomsk.su
>Cc : tz at iana.org
>Onderwerp : Re: [tz] Asia/Tomsk
>On May 25, 2016, at 10:19 AM, Victor Sudakov <vas at mpeks.tomsk.su> wrote:
>> As a member of the public, I don't like the idea of the tz project
>> calling my time zone <+07>  :-)
>As a member of the tzdb project (albeit one whose main effort was ages ago), I don't like the idea of expecting people not necessarily from the locale of a tzdb zone to pick abbreviations for times in the zone and then deal with complaints from people from that locale. :-)

My reply:

Look at the law: the official time zone name for Tomsk is: 6-я часовая зона
(If utf-8 is working, then you'll see Russian in Cyrillic letters.)
The English translation is: 6th hourly zone (6th timezone).


Oscar van Vlijmen

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